Elections


Minority Chairman of the Senate Intergovernmental Operations Committee, Sen. Anthony Williams, D-Philadelphia, right, speaks as majority Chairman Sen. Cris Dush, R-Jefferson, looks on during a hearing at the Pennsylvania Capitol in Harrisburg, Pa., Wednesday, Sept. 15, 2021. (AP Photo/Matt Rourke)
Pennsylvania Democrats Sue Over GOP Election ‘Investigation’

Democrats had said they would sue within days after the Republicans voted last week to seek detailed state election records for an audit they claim has nothing to do with Donald Trump.

Chairman of the Senate Intergovernmental Operations Committee Sen. Cris Dush, R-Jefferson, speaks during a hearing at the Pennsylvania Capitol in Harrisburg, Pa., Wednesday, Sept. 15, 2021. (AP Photo/Matt Rourke)
GOP Lawmakers Vote for Subpoena Seeking Voter Information

Republicans in Pennsylvania's state Senate insist the undertaking has nothing to do with Donald Trump or trying to overturn last year's presidential election.

In this June 21, 2019 file photo, William McSwain speaks with members of the media at a news conference in Philadelphia.  McSwain, the former U.S. Attorney for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania, announced his campaign for governor of Pennsylvania on Monday, Sept. 13. (AP Photo/Matt Rourke, File)
Trump-Appointed Prosecutor Announces Run for PA Governor

Bill McSwain, the top federal prosecutor in Philadelphia under former President Donald Trump, joins a crowded GOP field in the race for Pennsylvania governor.

Pennsylvania Republican congressional candidate Sean Parnell speaks ahead of a campaign rally with President Donald Trump Tuesday, Sept. 22, 2020 in Moon Township. (AP Photo/Keith Srakocic)
Republican Senate Candidate Bartos Says Rival Parnell is Unfit for Office Due to Restraining Orders

The race for Pat Toomey’s US Senate seat is getting personal, with real estate developer Jeff Bartos bringing up restraining orders sought by the wife of his rival, Sean Parnell.

FILE - In this Wednesday, Nov. 4, 2020 file photo, Chester County election workers process mail-in and absentee ballots for the 2020 general election in the United States at West Chester University in West Chester. (AP Photo/Matt Slocum)
GOP Lawmakers Go to Court to Challenge Pennsylvania’s Mail-In Voting Law

The legal challenge is the latest attempt by Republicans to invalidate the 2019 law that Republican lawmakers almost unanimously supported.

FILE - In this Sept. 22, 2020 file photo, Sean Parnell walks through people gathered at a campaign rally for President Donald Trump at the Pittsburgh International Airport in Moon Township. (AP Photo/Keith Srakocic, File)
Parnell Gets Trump Endorsement in Pennsylvania Senate Race

In a seven-sentence statement, Former President Donald Trump said Republican Sean Parnell "has my Complete and Total Endorsement!"

Former President Donald Trump acknowledges the crowd during a campaign rally with Republican Rick Saccone, in March 2018 in Allegheny County. (AP Photo/Keith Srakocic)
Ex-Lawmaker Who Posted Video From Capitol Insurrection to Run for Lieutenant Governor in Pennsylvania

Rick Saccone drew attention Jan. 6 when he posted videos from outside the US Capitol that appeared to support the violent insurrection by supporters of then-President Donald Trump.